Trusted Resources

When you’re interested in finding out more about a health-related topic or symptom, try one of the following trustworthy, reliable and accurate websites (rather than using a search engine like Google).

For the latest information on current public health concerns, including COVID-19:

https://www.cdc.gov/  The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

https://www.cdph.ca.gov/  The California Department of Public Health

http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/  The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

For information about health conditions, or for questions about symptoms:

https://familydoctor.org/  Trusted medical advice from the American Academy of Family Physicians.

https://www.health.harvard.edu/ Harvard University Medical School’s health information resource.  “Trusted advice for a healthier life.” 

https://www.webmd.com/  WebMD. A general clearinghouse of helpful health information.

Other helpful and trustworthy sites:

https://immunize.org/  The Immunization Action Coalition. Independent, unbiased, evidence-based information about vaccines and vaccination. Very thorough and great for dispelling myths about vaccine safety, side effects, and for understanding the benefits!
https://quackwatch.org/  Quackwatch is an independent organization that provides unbiased information about questionable, alternative or unconventional medical treatments, clinicians, laboratories, devices, etc. They take no advertising dollars. Like the “Snopes.com” of medicine.